Nationals!

My first trip to AKC nationals kind of snuck up on me. Seemed like it was so far in the future and we had so much time and then, BAM, there it was and we hadn't really done anything to prepare for it. Quite frankly I was surprised that Bright didn't break, or I didn't …

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Lori Michaels Seminar

Well, Bright's last agility hurrah before nationals could have gone better. Well, it could have gone worse too, but she was definitely freestyling. But I guess now I know, if there is any chance it looks even remotely like a backside, Bright will take it as a backside. And that her bypass doesn't really work. …

Skinny Haku

I'm on a quest for a new vet, which is never fun. I like the place in Newberg, I like the vets, and any time I felt I needed to be seen right away they got me in and took care of things. But that's just it, unless it was emergency getting an appointment was …

Surfaces Suck

Agility surfaces ... man, dirt is not easy. All of the major trialing facilities in our area have settled into this hard packed dirt, which is what happened with the arena as well. It's just not easy to maintain a surface that is even, not loose, but with enough give to be a good jumping …

Puppyless

Took a little roadtrip to Eastern Oregon today to meet up with Aja's new owner. Aja is now settling in at her new home in Idaho with some new border collie siblings. So far, so good. She seemed to really like her new people and looks really happy with the new dogs. David decided not …